Data Dictionary Extraction for Robust Emergency Detection

  • Emanuele CipollaEmail author
  • Filippo Vella
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 55)


In this work we aim at generating association rules starting from meteorological measurements from a set of heterogeneous sensors displaced in a region. To create rules starting from the statistical distribution of the data we adaptively extract dictionaries of values. We use these dictionaries to reduce the data dimensionality and represent the values in a symbolic form. This representation is driven by the set of values in the training set and is suitable for the extraction of rules with traditional methods. Furthermore we adopt the boosting technique to build strong classifiers out of simpler association rules: their use shows promising results with respect to their accuracy a sensible increase in performance.


Sensor Network Association Rule Vector Quantization Association Rule Mining Weak Classifier 
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This work has been partially funded by project SIGMA PONOI_00683 Sistema Integrato di sensori in ambiente cloud per la Gestione Multirischio Avanzata PON MIUR R&C 2007–2013.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for High Performance Computing and Networking - ICAR, National Research Council of ItalyPalermoItaly

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